Webcast: Helping to Prevent Disease in Adults 50 Years of Age and Older

This Thursday, January 30, Sanofi Pasteur presents a webcast on influenza prevention. Join Dr. John J Russell, Clinical Professor of Family and Community Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University, and a panel of subject matter experts.

Program objectives include:

  • Examine the medical burden of influenza and its economic impact in adults 50 years of age and older
  • Explore the role that influenza can play in exacerbation of chronic conditions, leading to adverse outcomes
  • Review clinical evidence of two influenza vaccines that were compared to standard-dose influenza vaccines in older adults

There are three times to choose from: 12:15pm, 1:30pm, and 3:15pm EST.

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Register here.

We’re In! 2020 HPV Cancer Prevention Initiative Launch Webinar

The announcement below is from the National HPV Vaccination Roundtable. The webinar is on Jan 28, 2020 01:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada).

As part of Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, the National HPV Vaccination Roundtable invites health systems and public health organizations to join the launch event of the HPV Cancer Prevention Initiative We’re In! 2020.

This initiative targets health systems, including community health center systems, integrated delivery systems, medical groups, accountable care organizations, and private practices. We also believe there is an important role to play for HPV/cancer coalitions, state health organizations and other public health partners. Join us to hear how your organization can get involved.

Hear from national thought leaders from the Office of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Disease Control, in addition to a physician leader and HPV Roundtable members. Attendees will receive access to free brand-new resources and We’re In! 2020 communication tools for print and digital formats.

Register here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/4615753954075/WN_WGQZGypxSQWJFiAMGIU3ww

Vaccine Price Updates for 2020

Most vaccines have new pricing in 2020.  Here is a summary of the effective dates for all of CPP’s vendor partners:

  • Merck – effective 10/31/2019
  • Sanofi Pasteur – effective 1/1/2020
  • Pfizer – effective 2/27/2020

Pfizer has announced updated pricing on Trumenba (and Prevnar 13) that went into effect January 1, 2020. There will be a discount period when members can place orders for these vaccines at the pre-increase price until February 26, 2020 (with delivery no later than February 28, 2020). If you would like electronic or hard copies of the updated pricing sheet for Trumenba, please contact the CPP office.

In addition, the CDC has updated its Vaccine Price List for 2020. Prices are current as of January 1, 2020. To find out more and access the list, visit https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/programs/vfc/awardees/vaccine-management/price-list/index.html?deliveryName=USCDC_11_19-DM15960

Managing a financially sustainable vaccine program is key to providing the most value to your practice and your patients.  This would include checking your invoices to make sure you’re being charged correctly, checking your billing to make sure your billing rates are adjusted to account for the price changes and checking your insurance payments to make sure they have adjusted accordingly.  CPP offers several price change management resources that are posted on the CPP Resources Webpage to help members manage through vaccine price changes. 

Please contact the CPP office at 614-722-2145 with questions.

2020-2021 Flu Vaccine Pricing & Pre-Book Details

For the upcoming 2020-2021 flu season, CPP members will have two opportunities to save on influenza vaccines:

SANOFI PASTEUR:  CPP members who confirm their flu vaccine reservation on VaccineShoppe.com by the March 31, 2020 deadline will receive the discounted member pricing, delivery commitments and returns allowance.  Please also note that CPP members can now earn an additional 1% rebate from CPP on all Sanofi Pasteur flu vaccine purchases!  To receive these benefits, make sure your Sanofi Pasteur account is linked to the CPP member pricing and confirm your reservation through www.VaccineShoppe.com by the deadline.

ASTRAZENECA:   Members who wish to pre-book FluMist doses will have an opportunity to purchase them at a discount, receive a returns allowance and a supply commitment.  To receive these benefits, confirm that the DEA # for your practice is linked to CPP by submitting a declaration form and pre-book your FluMist doses through your preferred authorized distributor by January 31, 2020 (Early Pre-Book for a larger discount) or March 31, 2020 (Standard Pre-Book).  Declaration forms can be obtained by contacting the CPP office.

For pricing other details, please don’t hesitate to contact the CPP office at 614-722-2145 or cpp@nationwidechildrens.org.